Dave Hansen as Deputy City Manager for the City of Virginia Beach,
assists City Manager James K. Spore by leading the development of the City's annual budget, its Capital Improvements Program and all financial forecasting, analysis and management through his oversight of the Departments of Finance and Management Services. He is directly involved in the immediate and long term status of the City’s infrastructure as he supervises the Department of Public Utilities and the Department of Public Works.
Dave also over see’s the Department of Communications and Information Technology to provide and support communications, information and technology solutions to enable City businesses, inform the community and its leadership, improve and promote quality of life and public safety. The City’s efforts to reduce energy consumption through efficiencies and cost saving initiatives is also managed within Dave’s assigned responsibilities.
Dave's career in financial, technology, infrastructure, and capital improvement management has spanned over three decades. He joined the Virginia Beach government team in April 2006 following his assignment as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Resource Management for the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command headquartered at Fort Monroe. An officer in the U.S. Army, he also held positions as commanding officer and district engineer of the Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk district; director of public works for Fort Eustis and Fort Story; senior combat engineer trainer at the Army's National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.; engineer battalion commander in the 1st Cavalry Division; and executive officer to the Director of the Army budget at the Pentagon.
Dave holds a Master of Science degree in Strategic Studies and Logistics from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, a Master's in Business Administration and Contracting from the Florida Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Central Florida.